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Illustrated Manuscript

James H. Marrow Research Travel Fund

As part of the Fitzwilliam Museum’s bicentenary celebrations, we invite applications to the James H. Marrow Research Travel Fund. Deadline 30 November 2016.

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September: Livre des propriétés des choses

September’s Object of the Month comes from the Fitzwilliam’s extensive Manuscripts collection, and is the first display you see when you enter our COLOUR exhibition.

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August: Object of the Month

Our mosque lamp, found in the Arts of the Near East Gallery (No.33), is August's Object of the Month.

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For full details of our Happy Birthday Fitzwilliam day to celebrate our Founder's birthday and the Museum's 200th birthday please click the link in the article.

Happy Birthday Fitzwilliam – 10 August 2016, 13.00 - 16.00

On 1 August our Founder, Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam would have been celebrating his 271st birthday. Click through to the story for full programme of celebratory events.

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Inside the Macclesfield Psalter

Inside the Macclesfield Psalter

Emil Siemeister's light installation is inspired by the Fitzwilliam Museum's Macclesfield Psalter currently on show in COLOUR .

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Digital eGuide

Working with Acoustiguide, a leading name in digital interpretation, the Museum has designed eGuide to help enhance visitors’ experience of selected exhibits.

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Realisation: Recent prints by Susan Aldworth and Jane Dixon


This new exhibition showcases recent contemporary work by Susan Aldworth and Jane Dixon.

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Henry Moore's Hill Arches

Henry Moore's Hill Arches (1973) comes to the front lawn of the Fitzwilliam Museum until November 2017

This enormous four-piece bronze sculpture has been kindly lent by the Henry Moore Foundation in Hertfordshire.

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May: Object of the Month

May's Object of the Month - Dionysos of Salamis can be seen in the Cypriot Gallery (No.22). 

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Kettle's Yard display

Being Modern: Kettle’s Yard at the Fitzwilliam Museum 8 April onwards

A second selection of work from the House at Kettle's Yard has come to the Fitzwilliam...

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